Category Archives: Videos

BBC Hard Talk on British Intervention in Sri Lanka

BBC’s Hard Talk has an interview with Des Browne, the special envoy for Sri Lanka of the British Government on Britain’s involvement and relations with Sri Lanka during and immediately after the last phase of the military conflict. An interesting conversation.

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Riz Khan – What now for Sri Lanka’s Tamils?

After a military victory for the government in a civil war that has torn the country apart for decades, Sri Lanka now begins a process of national reconciliation. Al-Jazeera’s Riz Khan explores.

Part 1

[Youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kfBrzEXRMQ0]

Part 2

[Youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ab_AzQ7voSU]

Business Prospects after the War

Ajit Gunawardene, Deputy Chairman of John Keells Holdings talks to Bloomberg TV on the business prospects of a post-war Sri Lanka.

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Take US, UK to war crime tribunals before Sri Lanka, says the Defence Secretary

In an interview with NDTV:

What’s next for Sri Lanka?

Newsy.com provides multiple perspectives from the international media.

[Video] Recovering Prabhakaran’s Body

The state media broadcast the video of Sri Lankan armed forces recovering the body of LTTE chief Prabhakaran. His remains are shown here on display. The video is available on youtube. Viwer discretion is advised

The video also shows Prabhakaran’s former comrades, Karuna and Daya Master identifying the body and commenting on what is a defining moment in Sri Lanka’s history.

A related video showing the jubilation of Army combatants is availble here.

[VIDEO] SRI LANKA CELEBRATES VICTORY

Video in Sinhala

President Mahinda Rajapakse was given a hero’s welcome as he arrives in the country after the military delcared all civillians have been rescued and the LTTE cornered to a tiny stretch of land.  The streets of Colombo and around Sri Lanka are jubilant with the celebrations of an impending victory and a complete anhiliation of the LTTE.  There is talk that the LTTE leadership will commit mass suicide. The Sri Lankans expect a complete victory in the coming hours.

Update : Aljazera has a report on the celebrations